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Trump’s Ban Against Transgender Serving in the Military

During the Obama administration, there were two notable changes made to military policies. One of which was the lift on the ban of transgender citizens serving in the military, put into place in 2016. Fast forward less than a year later, the newly appointed Commander-in-Chief, President Donald Trump makes moves to reinstate this ban with a target effective date of …

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Racial Divisions in the USA as a Result of the Recent Election

Racism has always been a highly contentious topic in the USA. While enormous leaps and bounds have been made since the abolition of the slave trade in 1807, there remains a lot of work to be done, and at times it appears the nation steps backwards instead of forwards. For some, the idea that the recent election of President Donald …

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Ways to Save Money with Rising Gas Prices

Many people are worried about not being able to afford gas because the prices are rising due to Hurricane Harvey. There are a few ways that are obvious to save money and use your gasoline more efficiently so you do not have to fill up as often. However, there are some ways you may not know about. First off, you …

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Police Brutality in The USA

It is an uncomfortable and sad thing to consider the rise in police brutality in the USA in recent years. This phrase refers to the use of excessive force by law enforcement officers and can extend to abuse in penal facilities. There is an increasing awareness about police brutality, and an increased tension between citizens and law enforcement officers. Questions …

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What to Say to People Impacted by a Major Environmental Disaster

When someone is impacted by a major environmental disaster, many people including you may not know what to say or feel that you are not helping them. It is important to always be there for the person and make sure they know they alone. When someone is heartbroken and has lost everything, the last thing you want to do is …

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Black Lives Matter: Racial Profiling

Racial profiling is not something which ought to exist in any civilised modern society – and most people across the globe would agree. It is the practice of targeting an individual based on their race and a stereotype about their race, rather than any evidence or circumstances. It is a serious form of racism which should never have existed, but …

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